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Centereach, NY
A 53-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to need wrist surgery as a result of carpal tunnel surgery?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Carpal tunnel syndro: Carpal tunnel release is the most invasive treatment option for carpal tunnel syndrome that doesn't respond to lifestyle modification, splints, anti-inflammatories & local injections. While it used to be an open procedure (imagine long scar down palm into wrist), it is most often accomplished endoscopically these days. Your family doc can help you determine when to see hand surgeon.
Last updated Sep 1, 2013

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